After joining forces on Raoul Peck’s “I am Not Your Negro,” Wide House is re-teaming with ICM Partners for Nancy Buirski’s “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” a historical documentary that will world premiere at the Venice Film Festival.
Slated for Venice’s Horizons section, the documentary feature tells the story of Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother and sharecropper who was gang raped by six white men in 1944 Alabama.
Her six assailants were never prosecuted, and it took nearly 70 years for the rape to be acknowledged by authorities
Read the story at Variety.
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